November 27th, 2021 9:02 AM 12 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Showed Good Recovery in Urban Markets

Vodafone Idea (Vi) was able to recover in the urban markets in the September quarter, due to which the telco’s revenue market share (RMS) steadied. According to an ET Telecom report citing TRAI data collated by ICICI Securities, Vi had reported a steady RMS of 18.6% in Q2 FY22. The analyst said that Vi showed good recovery in all the metro and A circles (except Andhra Pradesh). The rise in... Read More

November 26th, 2021 7:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Says 5G Will Bring in New Revenue Streams

  Vodafone Idea recently demonstrated the use cases of 5G networks in Pune, Maharashtra and Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Arvind Nevatia, Chief Enterprise Business Officer, Vodafone Idea, said that 5G would bring with itself new revenue models for the telcos and other ecosystem players. Nevatia said that 5G would enable new transaction systems and partnerships. However, Nevatia refrained from speaking about what exactly will these systems or partnerships will be. Nevatia said... Read More

November 26th, 2021 6:12 PM 16 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Showcases Use Cases of 5G Networks in India

Vodafone Idea (Vi) recently showcased 5G network use cases and solutions for digital India. The telco shared the wide range of 5G network use cases that it has been testing in Pune, Maharashtra and Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The 5G use cases are meant for both enterprises and consumers. The third-largest telco had partnered up with Ericsson and Nokia along with Indian startups and ecosystem players including Tweek Labs, L&T Smart World... Read More

November 25th, 2021 12:06 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea to Benefit Most if DoT Returns Bank Guarantees

Vodafone Idea (Vi) is going to be the biggest beneficiary out of all the private telecom operators if the government decides to return the bank guarantees to the telcos. The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is likely going to tell the Supreme Court that it plans on returning the bank guarantees (BGs) to the telcos, even the BGs that are currently sub judice. According to an ET Telecom report, the returned... Read More

November 25th, 2021 8:40 AM 4 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Introduces Data Delights for Prepaid Customers

Vodafone Idea has introduced a new offer for prepaid customers called ‘Data Delights’. The offer is visible on the website of the telco. Under the terms and conditions of the Data Delights offer, it is mentioned that users will get 2GB of backup data from the company without any additional cost every calendar month. The ‘Data Delights’ offer is applicable on select prepaid plans. This backup data can be activated... Read More

November 24th, 2021 4:01 PM 22 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea ARPU to Touch Rs 128 Post Tariff Hikes

Vodafone Idea (Vi) was quite desperate to get the tariff hikes going. The telco was just waiting for Bharti Airtel to make the first move. Post the tariff hikes; analysts are positive that Vi’s revenues are going to grow. However, the subscriber churn rate is also expected to be higher. In a note, Motilal Oswal Institutional Equities said that Vi’s average revenue per user (ARPU) figure would grow to Rs... Read More

November 23rd, 2021 5:53 PM 30 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Advance Recharge or Multi Recharge Facility Details

Like Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea (Vi) also announced a prepaid tariff hike a few hours back. The cash-strapped telco is looking to improve its average revenue per user (ARPU) figure as soon as possible. This tariff hike will certainly make the investors happy. However, consumers will not feel any love for the said move any time soon. Regardless, consumers can recharge with unlimited prepaid plans in advance at the current... Read More

November 23rd, 2021 12:20 PM 121 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Increases Prepaid Tariffs, Similar as Airtel Plans

As expected, Vodafone Idea has followed Airtel in increasing tariffs of prepaid plans. The new tariffs are very similar to that of Airtel and will come into effect from November 25, 2021. Vi has also moved its base plan from Rs 79 to Rs 99 for the users, and the benefits are the same as Airtel’s plans. This move from the telco is in line with its comments on focusing... Read More

November 23rd, 2021 9:12 AM 10 COMMENTS

TRAI Data Shows Jio Lost 19 Million Users in September 2021

Jio didn’t have a very good second-quarter (FY22) in terms of subscribers addition. While the telco still has the largest subscriber market share, it lost 11 million subscribers in the second quarter of FY22. Now, the monthly performance report from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) shows that Jio lost 19 million users in September 2021, which dragged the telco’s total subscriber base to 424.83 million. At the same... Read More

November 22nd, 2021 12:12 PM 8 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Might be Working on Same Tariff Hike Structure as Airtel’s

In terms of tariffs, Vodafone Idea (Vi) has been following what Airtel does. Vi wanted the tariff hikes even more badly than Airtel; however, the cash-strapped telco couldn’t have done that without Airtel or Jio leading the way. Vi would have lost its subscriber market share very steeply, which is already the lowest amongst the private telcos. However, since now Airtel has already moved ahead with tariff hikes, we can... Read More

November 22nd, 2021 11:14 AM 3 COMMENTS

Airtel, Vi Shares in the Rise After Huge Announcement

Both Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea (Vi) shares are in the green on Monday morning. This could be a result of the major announcement related to tariff hikes from Bharti Airtel. Airtel has hiked the prices of multiple prepaid plans. The reason why Vodafone Idea shares have also responded positively to this announcement is that Vi will also most certainly go ahead with tariff hikes now. At the time of... Read More

November 21st, 2021 7:03 AM 0 COMMENTS

Vodafone Idea Postpaid Plans for High-End Users

Vodafone Idea (Vi) offers a ton of postpaid plans for users across different income domains. While most of the telecom service consumers in India purchase prepaid plans, there are some who use postpaid services. There are some really unique and strong postpaid offerings in the plans portfolio of Vodafone Idea that high-end users can enjoy. Vi has classified its top and premium postpaid plans as REDX offerings. Let’s take a... Read More

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